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Billy, Adolphus Busch want to keep Grant’s Farm in the family

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Adolphus and Billy Busch were out at the intersection of Clayton Road and Brentwood Boulevard Thursday morning for "Old Newsboys Day." Billy is the honorary chair for the event this year.

"Grant's Farm is truly the last remnant of the Busch family history.  I don't want to sell it," said Billy Busch. "I would like Grant's Farm to continue to be in our family.  I would do a great job with it.  I would make sure it stayed open to the public and keep it running for generations to come."

Adolphus and Billy are both opposed to selling Grant's Farm to the Zoo. They want it to stay in their family. The other four Busch siblings support the deal with the Zoo.

Billy Busch has made an official offer to buy Grant's Farm. That offer would compete with the deal being worked up by the Zoo.

Busch says if he owned Grant's Farm, he would be willing to work with the Zoo to use the area.

This case will be in a city court on Monday.